Aalto Networking Platform

Networking at Aalto

Aalto Networking Platform

The Aalto Networking Platform initiative promotes cross-disciplinary actions in Aalto University’s seven key research areas. We bring together experts in science, technology, arts and business, across departments, supporting collaboration both inside and outside of Aalto.

About us

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Platform services for Aalto community

Events and service support for the Aalto academic community

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Platform services for partners

Find the right experts and actions for your needs

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Mission and vision

Our key activities focus on bringing researchers together and supporting multi- and cross-disciplinary initiatives

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Highlights

Featured stories, events, and other content by the Aalto Networking Platform.

Energy Modelling Series

Finland's power network delivering Net Zero. How?

Energy Modelling seminar series 2022 #2

Events
Photo demonstrates the lighting of a materials samples composition. Photo: POCS team/Tiina Puputti & Valeria Azovskaya., research samples provided by Aalto Materials Platform.

Your research, your photos: The Photography Online Course for Scientists

Photography Online Course for Scientists (POCS) consists of tutorial videos, assignments, quizzes and designed for independent learning. The course developed with support of Aalto Online Learning by professional photography trainer Tiina Puputti and course producer Valeria Azovskaya

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The Living+ blog & podcasts

Essays and podcasts on topics related to human-centered living environments.

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Key research areas

Learn more about activities in the seven key research areas of Aalto University.

Advanced energy solutions

The main research foci in energy research are energy sciences, multidisciplinary energy technologies, and sustainable energy solutions.

View of Helsinki by night. Photo by Ioannis Koulousis.

Arts and design knowledge-building

Art and creativity enable looking at the grand challenges of our time from a new perspective. Look past the imaginable and join us in changing the world in art and design knowledge building.

In Tension 4 Photo by_ Eeva Suorlahti

ICT and digitalisation

Digital technologies like AI and 5G cut through the whole society, from education to medicine and economics.

Aalto X Reality Keynote PiP by Matti Ahlgren

Global business dynamics

Research related to global economy dynamics is carried out in the areas of business, economics, and industrial engineering and management.

General image of people gathered at Slush startup event, photo by Mikko Raskinen

Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing focus areas include biomedical engineering, neuroscience, biomaterials, digital health, and health management and design.

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Human-centred living environments

Research in this area aims to understand how individuals experience their physical environment and how art, spaces, buildings and communities can enhance it.

Kokoon modular living system is made of wood. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

Materials and sustainable use of natural resources

Materials research ranges from physics, nanotechnology, mechanics, performance and design to biomaterials and sustainable resource use.

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Related events

All upcoming events related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

biwic 2022
Conferences and workshops

Welcome to BIWIC 2022!

27th International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization, Espoo, 31 August - 2 September 2022
Josh Krute with the Pikku Finlandia tree designs
Exhibitions

The Trees of Pikku Finlandia

This exhibition by Josh Krute at Pikku Finlandia Hall in Töölö features relief prints made from cross sections of the building's unique pine tree pillars.
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Exhibitions

Interplay of Cultures Studio 2022 Sámi

The Interplay of Cultures 2022 studio is a masters level course at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture. This year the studio explored Sámi cultures and their way of relating to our material reality.
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Exhibitions

Building blocks of a better future

This exhibition showcases several ways in which different materials can be used sustainably as new building blocks.
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Related news

All news related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

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Press releases Published:

Breast cancer cells use forces to open up channels through tissue

A new method reveals that cancer cells can spread by rapidly applying forces to tissue material.
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Research & Art Published:

New nanoparticle-based material could help detect antibiotics in water

The finding also opens up new avenues for next-generation flexible wearables and biosensors
Elderly people spending time outdoors in the yard and garden, a student work Outdoors by Luiza Sevele
Research & Art, Studies Published:

Flexibility and community support for people with memory problems

What are the future housing solutions for people with memory decline, and what should they be?
Design by Sushant Passi
Cooperation Published:

Fiskars Group donates EUR 250 000 to the field of arts and design at Aalto University

The donation is part of the long-term collaboration between Fiskars Group and Aalto University. The collaboration includes courses on, for example, sustainable design and materials of the future.
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